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Andre Miller Is Honest

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Nice scoop here from Brian T. Smith of the Columbian, as he quotes Andre Miller with some raised eyebrows about the whole starting point guard situation.

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"I mean, I'm going in there as the starting point guard - there's nothing else to it. Steve Blake is a great player ... he's done a good job. And I look at it as a challenge. Nothing is handed to you. So I have to go in there with the right attitude, knowing that, this is a point guard spot that is going to have to be battled for. I think I've earned the right in this league as a point guard to be a starter. I just have to go and prove it again.

If they were sitting here and saying ... you're bringing in a Jason Kidd or a Steve Nash or a Baron Davis, would they be saying the same thing? Probably not."

Hit the link above for the full quote.

Miller sounds motivated, focused and, most importantly, realistic in his self-assessment. Three thumbs up.

Steve Blake couldn't be reached for comment. He was too busy swinging the ball around the perimeter.

-- Ben (benjamin.golliver@gmail.com)